23 Journal Prompts For Processing Trauma
May22

23 Journal Prompts For Processing Trauma

Healing from trauma is tricky filled with ups and downs and all kinds of unexpected emotions.  It can be complex and sometimes last a lifetime. The good news is that there are many tools you can store in your Conscious Toolbox that will help along the way. Writing is one of them and can be one of the more powerful tools you can use to help ease this process. Journaling regularly has been proven to help regulate your emotions, calm you...

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What is Trauma Blocking?
Apr17

What is Trauma Blocking?

After experiencing trauma, it is completely natural to want to forget all of it. Many people will do anything possible to forget. This is called trauma blocking. It means emotional avoidance of the pain we are feeling. It is behavior that is meant to suppress traumatic feelings so it is easier for one to cope in life. I mean after all, the less opportunity you have to think about the trauma, the easier it is to pretend it never...

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The Brain On Trauma
Apr03

The Brain On Trauma

Most people do not realize just how much the brain and body changes during and after any type of trauma. From car accidents, natural disasters, domestic violence, combat, sexual assault to child abuse and everything in between, trauma can leave you feeling lost, alone, empty, scared and totally confused. Trauma is defined as any negative experience that causes us to change our perception of our world from good to bad. It is a normal...

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Do Emotions Affect Productivity?
Mar20

Do Emotions Affect Productivity?

The short answer is Yes! Absolutely! Emotions 100% affect our productivity, just as they affect every aspect of our worlds. And most times, we don’t even realize it. Actually, our emotions are often one of the most overlooked causes of being unproductive. You see, our productivity and our performance are hugely influenced by how we are feeling about ourselves at that time and what we THINK we are capable of – good or bad. You’ve heard...

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Conscious Living – 10 Ways To Boost Your Mental Fitness
Mar06

Conscious Living – 10 Ways To Boost Your Mental Fitness

Each day Neuroscience research continues to show us new and effective ways to develop our brains for optimal performance. Just as science is fascinating, neuroscience is mind-blowing; showing us how powerful our brains, our thoughts, really are. After all, our brains are muscles. We are conscious to work out all of our other muscle’s so shouldn’t we be mindful of giving our brains workouts too?! One of the most exciting things we are...

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How to Leverage Your Time To Make More Time
Feb20

How to Leverage Your Time To Make More Time

Are you tired of feeling like there is too much to do and not enough time? We all get just 24 hours in a day; so why can some people easily work full time jobs, create their side hustles and seem to be the perfect full-time parent and fully there for all of their friends and family, while others of us can barely find time to do much more than work and sleep? The answer lies not in working harder, but in working smarter, with more...

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How To Enjoy Life Again After Trauma
Jan23

How To Enjoy Life Again After Trauma

Many of us have experienced trauma in some form or another. Many of us have experienced the side effects of trauma. Many of us have created very unhealthy coping mechanisms and limiting beliefs that are holding us back, not letting us find happiness or success because of said trauma. Most of us have never talked about it. Most of us don’t even know how affected they are by it. Almost none of us realize that there truly is a way to...

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My Intention Word For 2023
Jan02

My Intention Word For 2023

Welcome 2023!! I can’t believe it is finally here, but I know this is going to be the year. The year it all comes together. The transformation takes the next step, within all of us. I learned so many harsh lessons in 2022. My intention word for 2022 was strength and thank God I chose that one because boy did I have to be strong this past year. What is an intention word? I have been doing this practice since 2015 and each year am...

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22 Lessons I Learned in 2022
Dec26

22 Lessons I Learned in 2022

Let’s be honest, 2022 has been a year filled with hopes, uncertain new ventures, discoveries and many hard lessons learned. With 2023 right around the corner, so too are the endless possibilities of success, growth and improvements. With my eyes wide open and the freedom to be more authentic than ever, here are 22 lessons I learned in 2022. 22 Lessons I Learned in 2022 Not everyone is meant to be in your life forever, no matter how...

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Navigating The Holidays With A Narcissist
Dec05

Navigating The Holidays With A Narcissist

The holidays are filled with love and merriment, but for people dealing with a narcissistic family member, they can also be filled with tension and stress. “Narcissism is not just something attributed to people who post selfies and list all their favorite meals on Facebook. It’s a diagnosable personality disorder that causes people to have a delusional sense of self-worth and lack of empathy.” – Ramani Durvaula, Ph.D. People with...

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